In recent years, it has become more common for patent owners to sue a large number of defendants in a single lawsuit regardless of whether any relationship exists between those defendants. In In re EMC Corp., No 2011-M100 (Fed. Cir. May 4, 2012), the Federal Circuit recently announced a new, stringent standard for joining multiple defendants in pre-AIA cases.

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May 29, 2012
The Federal Circuit Adopts a Stringent Standard for Joining Multiple Defendants in Cases Filed Before Passage of the America Invents Act
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